Download Free Read On-- Fantasy Fiction PDF by Neil Hollands Full Book and published by Libraries Unlimited. This book was released on 2007 with total page 236 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Hundreds of popular fantasy fiction titles are described and categorized according to their underlying features, including coming of age stories, Arthurian romances, breaking of curses, and barbarian warriors.
Download Free Fantasy Fiction PDF by Lucie Armitt Full Book and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2005-04-13 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a series of introductory books about different types of writing. One strand of the series will focus on genres such as Science Fiction, Horror, Romance, and Crime. The other strand will focus on movements or styles often associated with historical and cultural locations - Postcolonial, Native American, Scottish, Irish, American Gothic. These introductions all share the same nine-part structure: 1.A broad definition of the genre and its essential elements 2.A timeline of historical developments 3.Critical concerns to bear in mind while reading 4.Detailed readings of several key texts 5.In-depth analysis of major themes and issues 6.Signposts for further study 7.A summary of the most important criticism in the field 8.A glossary of terms 9.An annotated, critical reading list Writers covered in this book include: Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, George Orwell, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mary Shelley, J.K. Rowling, H.G. Wells, Thomas More, Jonathan Swift, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Yann Martel, Jeanette Winterson, and William Gibson.
Download Free 100 Must-read Fantasy Novels PDF by Nick Rennison Full Book and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2009-09-28 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fantasy is one of the most visible genres in popular culture - we see the creation of magical and imagined worlds and characters in every type of media, with very strong fan bases in tow. This latest guide in the successful Bloomsbury Must-Read series covers work from a wide range of authors: Tolkien, Philip Pullman, Terry Pratchett, Michael Moorcock, Rudyard Kipling and C.S Lewis to very contemporary writers such as Garth Nix and Steven Erikson. If you want to expand your range of reading or deepen your understanding of this genre, this is the best place to start.
Download Free The Tropes of Fantasy Fiction PDF by Gabrielle Lissauer Full Book and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2014-12-24 with total page 220 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Comparing various fantasy fiction stories, this book shows that it is not the tropes and clichés that make a story good or bad but how the author applies them. The book also explores the concept of text versus meta-text—that is, when the story’s world and character actions contradict the reader’s expectations based on the tropes being used. Covering authors from Mercedes Lackey and Brandon Sanderson to Christopher Paolini and Stephenie Meyer, the author finds that it is the nature of tropes and the language used that make a fantasy story, for bad or good.
Download Free Fantasy Fiction PDF by Frances Sinclair Full Book and published by School Library Association. This book was released on 2008 with total page 116 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Handbook of fantasy fiction for teachers, librarians, parents and guardians and children themselves in which to find many titles of fantasy fiction that they like, or may be tempted, to read. Includes groups such as classic fantasy, comic fantasy, Arthurian, dark fantasy, animals and dragons.
Download Free Write Fantasy Fiction in 5 Simple Steps PDF by Laura Lee McKay Full Book and published by Enslow Publishing, LLC. This book was released on 2013-01-01 with total page 50 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fantasy is a fun genre to read and write because you can create new worlds, people who have magical powers, and animals with remarkable qualities. If you enjoy stories about wizards and witches, traveling through time, talking animals, fairies, and trolls, then fantasy is the perfect way to express yourself. Author Laura Lee McKay shows aspiring writers how to craft an exciting fantasy.
Download Free Discovering Classic Fantasy Fiction PDF by Darrell Schweitzer Full Book and published by Wildside Press LLC. This book was released on 1996-12-01 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The antecedents of fantasy literature extend back to the very beginnings of storytelling itself, but modern fantasy became recognizable as a distinct literary form only in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with the publication of the novels of William Morris and the short stories of Lord Dunsany. The emphasis by these writers and their successors on ideal and sometimes less than ideal places and peoples who exist only in a realm of pure imagination laid the foundation for later works by J. R. R. Tolkien and many others. Book jacket.
Download Free The fantasy fiction formula PDF by Deborah Chester Full Book and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 2016-01-01 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: There's more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing new magic. How exactly is a plot put together? How do you know if your idea will support an entire novel? How do you grab reader attention and keep it? How do you create dynamic, multi-dimensional characters? What is viewpoint and do you handle it differently in urban fantasy than in traditional epics? What should you do if you're lost in the middle? How do you make your plot end up where you intend it to go? From the writing of strong, action-packed scenes to the handling of emotions, let award-winning fantasy author Deborah Chester guide you through the process of putting a book together. Convinced there's no need to shroud the writing process under a veil of mystery, Chester supplies tips that are both practical and proven. They are exactly what she uses in writing her own novels and what she teaches in her writing courses at the University of Oklahoma. Along with explaining story construction step-by-step, Chester illustrates each technique with examples drawn from both traditional and urban fantasy. The technique chapters include exercises to assist novices in mastering the craft of writing fantasy as well as suggestions for avoiding or solving plot problems. More experienced writers will find tips for taking their work to the next level. With an introduction by author Jim Butcher, The fantasy fiction formula provides the information you need to gain skill and proficiency in writing fantasy like a pro.
Download Free Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction PDF by Peter Hunt Full Book and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2005-08-15 with total page 181 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free, critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and contexts in which those texts are published, read and studied. This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of ?alternative worlds? and the distinctiveness of these authors? texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass.
Download Free Read On...History PDF by Tina Frolund Full Book and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2013-10-21 with total page 212 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds. This invaluable resource offers reading lists of contemporary and classic non-fiction history books and historical fiction, covering all time periods throughout the world, and including practically all manner of human endeavors. Every book included is hand-selected as an entertaining and enlightening read! Organized by appeal characteristics, this book will help readers zero in on the history books they will like best—for instance, titles that emphasize character, tell a specific type of historical story, convey a mood, or are presented in a particular setting. Every book listed has been recommended based on the author's research, and has proved to be a satisfying and worthwhile read. Provides succinct, accessible overview information to make finding the right book efficient Selectively arranges the most interesting books into lists that will entice readers to return to reading about the past Organizes lists in sections based on appeal features of character, setting, story, language, and mood
Download Free Children's Fantasy Fiction and Coloring Book PDF by Berneta Herbel Full Book and published by Dorrance Publishing. This book was released on 2016-08-08 with total page 236 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Children’s Fantasy Fiction and Coloring Book By Berneta Herbel Some of the stories in Children’s Fantasy Fiction and Coloring Book are about animals and reptiles with problems. They ask the owl for advice. There are stories about Alfie the Alligator, Freddie the Frog, Zeb the Zebra and more. There are 25 stories and 25 black and white illustrations of the characters for children to color.
Download Free The Hero and the Dragon PDF by Andrew Boll Full Book and published by Booklocker.com. This book was released on 2012-04-01 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Hero and the Dragon is a must read for anyone who enjoys reading fantasy fiction, or struggles with deciding if it is right for them or their children. This book explores many of the common elements in the fantasy genre, examining how they can be used to teach spiritual truths - and how they can be abused to lead young people into spiritual darkness.
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Download Free Why Reading Books Still Matters PDF by Martha C. Pennington Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2017-08-29 with total page 246 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bringing together strands of public discourse about valuing personal achievement at the expense of social values and the impacts of global capitalism, mass media, and digital culture on the lives of children, this book challenges the potential of science and business to solve the world’s problems without a complementary emphasis on social values. The selection of literary works discussed illustrates the power of literature and human arts to instill such values and foster change. The book offers a valuable foundation for the field of literacy education by providing knowledge about the importance of language and literature that educators can use in their own teaching and advocacy work.
Download Free 100 Must-read Fantasy Novels PDF by Stephen E. Andrews Full Book and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2009-09-21 with total page 209 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An up to date guide to the best of fantasy fiction, from Garth Nix to Philip Pullman, from Tolkein to Moorcock.
Download Free How To Write A Fantasy Fiction Novel PDF by A a Taite Full Book and published by . This book was released on 2019-08-06 with total page 178 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: LEARN TO WRITE THE STORIES, YOU LOVE.Think about the movies and shows you watch. Think about the books you read. Write something that imitates things you are already interested in learning. Am I sure, you have read a book or watched a movie and thought to yourself I would have done that part differently? That is your story. Do it differently, tell your story from your point of view.Start your story with a problem, get your readers invested early. Make your character one point shy of the debate team, a basket away from the championship, unable to save the life of a young patient or a loser trying to get a win finally. Make your audience care about your story. You have to hook your reader with exciting and compelling problems for diverse, well-rounded characters.Make your characters honest make them real people. Let them shock and annoy you. Give them the freedom to make crazy decisions based on unforeseen circumstances. Let them do the fantastic things that touch our hearts and the awful things that keep us up at night. Give your characters layers. A real person is full of contradictions.Great stories come from characters that want something and will do interesting things to get it. Fiction requires that you have compelling characters that have real wants and desires. Your characters have to be hungry for their objectives, so much so that the reader is hungry as well.
Download Free The Impending Night PDF by Jon Monson Full Book and published by . This book was released on 2018-12-08 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After dealing a blow to the Knights of the Raven in Salatia, Aydiin finds himself more powerful than he could have possibly imagined. Now, he and Byanca are returning to Genodra to restore the Republic and take down as many followers of the Undergods as possible. However, as Aydiin continues to find the lost Great Stones and grow in strength, the barrier between the mortal realm and the Underworld grows weak. All the divine power in the world can't prepare the Heir of Alarun for what lies in store. The rules are changing, and time is becoming a precious commodity.